How You Can Forecast the Weather Accurately and Easily by Reading the Clouds

Author: Jim Duncan

Publisher: Algonquin Books

ISBN: 9780912697109

Category: Nature

Page: 69

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Explains different types of clouds
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How You Can Forecast the Weather Accurately and Easily by Reading the Clouds

Author: Jim Duncan

Publisher: Algonquin Books

ISBN: 9780912697109

Category: Nature

Page: 69

View: 3451

Explains different types of clouds
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Author: Gavin Pretor-Pinney

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452105185

Category: Nature

Page: 144

View: 4539

The perfect incentive for keeping your head in the clouds, The Cloud Collector's Handbook is a whimsical guide to the wonders of the sky. Throughout, author and cloud expert Gavin Pretor-Pinney catalogs a variety of clouds and gives readers points for spotting them and recording their finds. This fun and useful book features gorgeous full-color photographs that showcase a new type of cloud on every spread, from fluffy cumulus to the super rare horseshoe vortex to the wispy noctilucent clouds that hang at the fringes of space. Sure to be a hit with both aspiring and seasoned cloud gazers, this clever handbook will have everyone looking up.
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Author: John A. Day,Vincent J Schaefer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780613999977

Category: Nature

Page: 128

View: 593

Shows and identifies cloud formations and atmospheric phenomena, and answers questions about weather and the atmosphere
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All the Information You'll Need to Make Your Own Weather Forecast

Author: Storm Dunlop

Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 176

View: 3322

Describes weather forecasting, including how different phenomena develop, how geography produces local weather patterns, and ways to make a forecast at home.
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Author: Richard Hamblyn

Publisher: David & Charles

ISBN: 9780715332818

Category: Nature

Page: 144

View: 6893

You?ll find a selection of some of the most startling and unusual cloud formations, from uniform streaks of ?cloud streets? to the odd bulbous ?lenticularis? that are commonly mistaken for UFOs. Each amazing photograph will be accompanied by Hamblyn?s entertaining and informative explanation of how the cloud was formed and the conditions in which a similar one might occur. The images chosen use satellite photography as well as ground-based pictures and the collection demonstrates the most unexpected and seemingly impossible patterns that can be created by the natural cycles of weather.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: Allied Publishers

ISBN: 9788177646320

Category: Soft computing

Page: 610

View: 5277

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You Can Predict the Weather

Author: Alan Watts

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472935373

Category: Nature

Page: 64

View: 3742

Instant Weather Forecasting has been a perennial bestseller since it was first published nearly 50 years ago. A brilliant concept, its winning formula of 24 clear colour photographs of cloud formations and their accompanying explanatory text enables the reader to read the sky, pick up the clues, and predict what the weather will do. This revised and updated 5th edition takes into account the new ways users can receive professional weather forecasts, factor them into their own cloud observations, and develop an even better understanding of how the weather will change. This bestselling gem of a book will continue to be invaluable to anyone participating in outdoor activities, from farming, gardening and walking to riding, golfing, flying, sailing, fishing - and of course holidaymakers.
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Ocean Waves, Stadium Waves, and All the Rest of Life's Undulations

Author: Gavin Pretor-Pinney

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101187816

Category: Nature

Page: 336

View: 7192

Get ready for a global journey like none other-a passionate enthusiast's exploration of waves that begins with a massive surfable cloud and ends with the majestic Pacific ocean, making side trips along the way to reveal the ups and downs of brain waves, radio waves, infrared waves, microwaves, shock waves, light waves, and much more.
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The Science, History, and Culture of Clouds

Author: Gavin Pretor-Pinney

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780399533457

Category: Nature

Page: 320

View: 2770

Features a study of clouds and captures the character of these natural phenomena while discussing the science behind the different types of clouds, what they mean in terms of climate and weather, and their history.
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Author: Storm Dunlop

Publisher: Globe Pequot

ISBN: 9781585748570

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 3463

A comprehensive guide to predicting weather patterns covers cloud classification, optical phenomena, precipitation, wind, severe weather, satellite images, weather maps, and much, much more. Original.
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A Lab Manual

Author: Kenneth C. Crawford

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780495010296

Category: Nature

Page: 198

View: 1079

Developed by the Oklahoma Climatological Survey (OCS) research and service facility, in concert with the University of Oklahoma, EXPLORATIONS IN METEORLOGY places a strong emphasis on helping students understand weather and climate by using real meteorological data. The activities in this lab manual require that students tap into the OCS archives of meteorological data in order to complete meteorological exercises. Full-color pictures and data graphs, help students visually understand weather and severe weather topics. The lab manual also challenges students by providing optional questions intended for honors students, making this lab manual appropriate for both introductory and honors meteorology courses.
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Surviving the 2030 Spike

Author: Colin Mason

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136572880

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 3607

Has the future a future? Are we bringing history to an end? Observing any one of several individual but critical trends suggests that, without rapid and positive action, history may have only a very short way to run. Whether it is the growth of world population, of greenhouse gas concentrations and the accelerating rate of climate change, the running down of oil and natural gas reserves, growing shortages of fresh water for agriculture, industry and domestic use, or the increasing difficulty in controlling epidemic diseases we are facing a mounting global crisis that will peak in less than a generation, around the year 2030. Taken together, these trends point to a potentially apocalyptic period, if not for the planet itself then certainly for human societies and for humankind. In this compelling book, and update to The 2030 Spike, Colin Mason explains in clear and irrefutable terms what is going on largely below the surface of our daily or weekly news bulletins. The picture he paints is stark, and yet it is not bleak. Being forewarned, we are forearmed, and he draws on his own extensive political experience to describe how much we can do as individuals, and above all collectively, not merely to avert crisis but to engineer thoroughgoing change that can usher in genuinely sustainable and valuable alternatives to the way we live now.
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Enterprise Cloud epUB _1

Author: Barry Briggs,Eduardo Kassner

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 1509301992

Category: Computers

Page: 112

View: 1560

How do you start? How should you build a plan for cloud migration for your entire portfolio? How will your organization be affected by these changes? This book, based on real-world cloud experiences by enterprise IT teams, seeks to provide the answers to these questions. Here, you’ll see what makes the cloud so compelling to enterprises; with which applications you should start your cloud journey; how your organization will change, and how skill sets will evolve; how to measure progress; how to think about security, compliance, and business buy-in; and how to exploit the ever-growing feature set that the cloud offers to gain strategic and competitive advantage.
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The Life of Legendary Tornado Chaser Tim Samaras

Author: Brantley Hargrove

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476796114

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

View: 8825

“An instant classic of Americana—a story of tragedy, invention, lore, science, and a most original kind of genius.” —Hampton Sides “Masterful. This is what man versus nature is all about.” —Skip Hollandsworth The Man Who Caught the Storm is the saga of the greatest tornado chaser who ever lived: a tale of obsession and daring, and an extraordinary account of humanity’s high-stakes race to understand nature’s fiercest phenomenon. At the turn of the twenty-first century, the tornado was one of the last true mysteries of the modern world. It was a monster that ravaged the American heartland a thousand times each year, yet science’s every effort to divine its inner workings had ended in failure. Researchers all but gave up, until the arrival of an outsider. In a field of PhDs, Tim Samaras didn’t attend a day of college in his life. He chased storms with brilliant tools of his own invention and pushed closer to the tornado than anyone else ever dared. When he achieved what meteorologists had deemed impossible, it was as if he had snatched the fire of the gods. Yet even as he transformed the field, Samaras kept on pushing. As his ambitions grew, so did the risks. And when he finally met his match—in a faceoff against the largest tornado ever recorded—it upended everything he thought he knew. Brantley Hargrove delivers a masterful tale, chronicling the life of Tim Samaras in all its triumph and tragedy. He takes readers inside the thrill of the chase, the captivating science of tornadoes, and the remarkable character of a man who walked the line between life and death in pursuit of knowledge. Following the tradition of Into Thin Air and The Perfect Storm, Hargrove’s debut offers an unforgettable exploration of obsession and the extremes of the natural world.
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Author: Angela Overy

Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing

ISBN: 9781555913359

Category: Gardening

Page: 119

View: 661

This book takes a clear and concise peek at the reproductive processes of garden plants and their relationship to their various pollinators. Written with a flair for the humorous and a touch of the absurd, Sex in Your Garden is the perfect addition to any gardener's or botanist's bookshelf.
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